Head of Middle School (Berwick Campus)

Beaconhills College


Principal / Head of School

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 16 February 2024

Beaconhills College seeks an inclusively dynamic education leader as the next Head of Middle School of the Berwick Campus community. • Experienced, passionate and impactful educator • Strong expertise in leading wellbeing & personalised learning • Role model who connects easily to motivate, empower & grow others

<p>Beaconhills College is a school of the community, for the community. </p><p>Every student at Beaconhills is given the opportunity to let their light shine as a beacon. The College’s well-articulated Learning That Matters educational philosophy (proudly developed in association with Project Zero at Harvard) underpins a reputation for excellence in a holistic and inclusive education. Established in 1982 and with campuses in Pakenham and Berwick in the picturesque south-eastern region of Melbourne, the College continues to grow and flourish. </p><p>The Head of Middle School has direct responsibility for the leadership and day to day management of the Berwick Middle School, consisting of approximately 500 students from Years 5 to 8, and reports to the Berwick Campus Principal. </p><p>The successful candidate is responsible for a nurturing environment; one that builds capacity in staff and ensures students navigate these exciting, but often challenging times of dynamic growth, increasing independence and identity formation. The primary purpose of the role is to: </p><p>• promote a positive, dynamic and inclusive culture that builds capacity in all, to grow and aspire for excellence, </p><p>• showcase open communication as well as transparent and effective decision in implementing change </p><p>• work proactively and collaboratively, in partnership with colleagues, families and other key stakeholders, to maximise inclusive, personalised learning opportunities for every student. </p><p>Beaconhills educators are caring, values driven and high performing professionals who know how to foster a love of lifelong learning in every student. The successful candidate will have the ability and proven experience to: </p><p>• role model a positive approach to change and successfully deliver continuous school improvement </p><p>• leverage their expertise in personalised learning and middle schooling; </p><p>• motivate and engage staff, students and parents and communicate effectively in a range of formal and informal settings, ensuring a climate of support alongside high expectations; </p><p>• build and mentor highly effective teams that features a commitment to collaborative practice across a multi-campus environment; </p><p>• develop, evaluate and implement school strategy and operational plans, procedures and policies. </p><p>With a negotiable start date ideally at the commencement of Term 2, applicants must have a right to work in Australia and be VIT registered. </p><p>Beaconhills College is committed to child safety. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening and adhere to the School’s Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. Beaconhills College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, incorporating the principles of merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness in their recruitment process. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>Hutton Consulting Australia (HCA) is partnering with Beaconhills College in the search and selection process for this position. </p><p>For a confidential discussion and to obtain a Candidate Information Pack, please contact the lead consultant </p><p>Chris Menagé</p><p>mobile: 0427 703 483 </p><p>email <a href="mailto:chris.menage&#64;hutton.education" rel="nofollow">chris.menage&#64;hutton.education</a> </p><p>Applications close on Friday 16th February at 5:00 pm. Please ONLY APPLY directly via Hutton Consulting Australia’s website </p><p>at: <a href="https://hutton.education/opportunities/" rel="nofollow">https://hutton.education/opportunities/</a> </p><p><br /></p>


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